Cleaning products often contain chemicals that harm humans and the environment. One severe allergic reaction prompted the man behind Pipper Standard to develop a range of natural cleaning products from pineapples. Here’s how he did it.
Scientists from Singapore’s A*Star have invented a new form of plastic packaging that keeps food fresh for longer and at higher temperatures. Eco-Business talks to Dr Li Xu about how A*Star’s solution can reduce food wastage.
Thanks to a Facebook post, migrant workers in a chicken farm in Thailand put an end to labour exploitation, as they triumphed over a miserable 20-hour work days, 40 days straight, $7 a day work condition.
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Floods and natural disasters across Asia-Pacific are worrisome threats to the region's communities and economies. UN ESCAP executive secretary Shamshad Akhtar outlines ways the region can build resilience to extreme weather events.
For the Republic to get there, we will need to find a way to dilute that link between cars and status, and move people's car-owning aspirations towards a larger one that views the bicycle, not as an inferior form of transport but, as the ultimate vehicle of freedom.
Asia has enormous transportation investment needs, but in order to reduce poverty, drive economic growth and improve people's lives, transport projects have to be sustainable, says Asian Development Bank transport sector leader Tyrrell Duncan.
Calling for a 'new industrial revolution' to promote equitable human well-being with lower resource use, the report cautions that the Asia-Pacific region cannot depend on declining natural resource costs for ...
Over the last year Intellecap has been working with the Rockefeller Foundation and the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network on exploring opportunities for Private Sector Engagement in Urban Climate ...